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Tszil Mountain - Sat, Jan 2 2016
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PRE-REGISTRATION MAY BE REQUIRED. Please review the event details carefully, and if registration is required and you'd like to join us, you must sign up at the bottom of this page. Non-member guests must contact the leader (see Notes below) to register. If payment is required for this event, you will be expected to send your payment to the Event Leader - payable to the Alpine Club of Canada, Vancouver Section.
|Event Location:||Duffey Lake|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Jan 2 2016
5:15 AM (Carpool Departure: 5:30 AM *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Fri, Jan 1 2016 11:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||all day (allow to arrive back to Vancouver as late as 9pm - we may stop for dinner on the way)|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Difficult|
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Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
|Number Registered So Far:||
2 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|Meet at St David's church at 5:15am for no later than 5:30 departure. Drive (with preferably no or very short stop) to the Joffre Lake parking lot at Duffey Lake Road. Start skinning up around 8:30am. Ascend the summit of Tszil Mountain, enjoy breathtaking views under clear blue skies, followed by an enjoyable ski descent via the North-facing sheltered slopes that offer "excellent runs up to 400m" (John Baldwin), return to cars before dark, drive home...... Total ski distance: 13km..... Elevation gain: 1200m.....Please note, the organizer has not been on this mountain and is not assuming a sole role of a "leader". Participants should be willing to contribute to route-finding, terrain assessment, and trail-breaking, as/if needed ;) Participants should be in good fitness shape and able to ski blue runs in any condition with a moderately heavy pack...... If you haven't skied with me before, please send me an email with the following: 1.Your most recent avalanche safety course/training (what, when). 2.Any health conditions or injuries we should be aware of. 3.Your emergency contact (name and phone)........ Looking forward to an amazing day of amazing skiing!!! :)|
|Required Items to Bring:|
backcountry ski gear, beacon+probe+shovel AND the ability to use them efficiently!, sunscreen, sunglasses!, layers of warm clothes, food and water for the day, first aid kit, a positive friendly attitude! ;)
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
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helmet, camera, GPS (optional but handy)
|How to Get There:|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||0Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||
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